The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 37 47
Rank change year-on-year -27 +10  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 5 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.17% 3.95% 2.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.60% 25.00% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Median daily rate £376 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.98% -11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £400 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  

WebSphere is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 139 76 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 32.48% 15.80% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 41 94
Median daily rate £525 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.10% -14.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing WebSphere as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Essex over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +3 1 - - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £488 -
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) J2EE
4 10 (71.43%) Web Services
4 10 (71.43%) TDD
5 9 (64.29%) Ajax
5 9 (64.29%) XML
5 9 (64.29%) XHTML
5 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 9 (64.29%) CSS
6 8 (57.14%) Ant
6 8 (57.14%) Unix
6 8 (57.14%) OO
6 8 (57.14%) IBM
7 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (50.00%) SOA
7 7 (50.00%) Google
8 6 (42.86%) HTML5
8 6 (42.86%) Sass
8 6 (42.86%) LESS
8 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 6 (42.86%) RAD
8 6 (42.86%) JSP
8 6 (42.86%) SQL
9 5 (35.71%) Windows
9 5 (35.71%) Solaris
9 5 (35.71%) B2C
9 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
9 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
1 4 (28.57%) Jetty
1 4 (28.57%) Mongrel
1 4 (28.57%) nginx
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Google App Engine
1 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (21.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DHCP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) FTP
2 3 (21.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Ant
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) Travis CI
4 2 (14.29%) AccuRev
4 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) Gradle
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium
4 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
1 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) J2EE
2 10 (71.43%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) Ajax
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) XHTML
3 9 (64.29%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) JSP
4 6 (42.86%) LESS
4 6 (42.86%) Sass
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) EclipseLink
6 3 (21.43%) JAX-RS
6 3 (21.43%) OSGi
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) Servlets
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
1 3 (21.43%) Web 2.0
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Unix
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 8 (57.14%) OO
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) SOA
4 6 (42.86%) RAD
5 5 (35.71%) B2C
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 4 (28.57%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) Content Management
7 3 (21.43%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
7 3 (21.43%) SEO
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 3 (21.43%) User Stories
8 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (28.57%) Xen
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 7 (50.00%) Google
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) FatWire
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Omniture
5 2 (14.29%) Adobe
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) WSO2
Brentwood, Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday